Secure payment

What Is PayPal?

PayPal, the trusted leader in online payments, enables buyers and businesses to send and receive money online. PayPal has over 100 million member accounts in 190 countries and regions. It's accepted by merchants everywhere, both on and off eBay.

Is it safe to use?

PayPal helps protect your credit card information with industry-leading security and fraud prevention systems. When you use PayPal, your financial information is never shared with the merchant.

Why use PayPal?

  • Make purchases or send money with PayPal - it's free
  • Shop and pay conveniently by saving your information with PayPal
  • PayPal is accepted by millions of businesses worldwide and is the preferred payment method on eBay

Start using PayPal today!

What can I do with PayPal?

PayPal is a fast and safer way to send and receive payments online without sharing your financial information.

With PayPal, you can:

  • Shop online with millions of merchants.
  • Pay online with your PayPal balance, bank account, or credit card.
  • Check out quickly – no need to enter your payment and shipping information.
  • Get paid for what you sell on eBay, on your own website, or in online classifieds and forums.
  • Donate to your favorite charity.
  • Use your credit card and earn rewards.

At PayPal, your financial security is our highest priority. We use the latest anti-fraud technology, and you’re 100% protected against unauthorized payments sent from your account.

Can I use a credit card with PayPal?

Yes. You can use Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express with PayPal.
Plus, when you pay with PayPal, you don't expose your credit card number to merchants.

 

Does it cost money to open a PayPal account?

 There's no charge to open a PayPal account and to transfer money from your bank account to your PayPal account. There is also no charge to purchase items using your PayPal account.

There are fees in other cases, such as:
  • Receiving payments for goods and services.
  • Receiving payments from friends and family made using a debit or credit card.
  • Receiving payments from people in other countries.

See the User Agreement for more details on fees.